What to Eat Before a Workout

Everyone has their own ways of lifting and dieting. But if there’s one thing most agree on is that it’s very important to have something to eat before lifting.

Consuming Protein and Carbs Before and After a Workout

There is very little disputing the fact that breakfast and the post workout meal are the 2 most important meals in a bodybuilder’s day. Breakfast is important because you have literally been fasting for 7-8 hours whilst sleeping

Post Workout Eating

Imagine you are driving in the middle of nowhere. You are running low on petrol. When you go up hill you notice the car begins to judder and cough a little. You get back on the flat, but no sooner have you given a sigh of relief than your car starts juddering and coughing profusely until you come to a …

Does Protein Intake Really Build Muscle?

The whole damn bodybuilding world is protein mad. There a literally a million and one protein supplements to choose from – each claiming to be the best, with added ingredients you simply must have for incredible muscle gains…

Eating to Build Muscle Mass

They say you are what you eat, but you are also what your lifestyle is. If 2 people of equal beginning size both ate 3,500 calories over their maintenance level each and every week for 6 months, yet one was sedentary while the other lifted weights regularly, what do you think the outcome would be?

How to Gain Weight through Eating the Right Foods

Although those who are obese are often desperate to lose weight, probably the biggest and most overlooked group of people are those on the other end of the coin – those who are very skinny and desperate to gain weight. In this article, I’m going to address just what you need to do to gain the right kind of weight.

An Introduction to Bulking and Cutting

Building muscle can be done in a few ways, but, without doubt, the most common way is to do it in cycles of bulking and cutting. This is known as periodization, when periods of time are spent on performing a specific task, before switching, to perform another task. What is bulking and cutting?

The Effects of Fast Food on Your Bodybuilding Goals

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression: ‘you are what you eat’ and that is true to a certain extent. If you overeat, you’ll become fat. If you under eat, you’ll become skinny. But, if you eat a burger once in a while – you will not become a burger (not even once in a while.)

Reality Bites: Why Are People So Fat?

This is going to be one hell of a controversial article, but, I guess it couldn’t be any other way when addressing this very real issue. I’ve seen many people in recent years wondering why, and asking why there are so many fat people these days. Just what happened to make just about everyone overweight?